. Stefanie Lyn Kaufman-Mthimkhulu talks about the organization’s work to support struggling students and end discrimination against them.

More and more young people struggle with mental health. Do universities want to hear about it?. The deal calls for several changes, including the creation of a new unit for prisoners experiencing mental health crises and the appointment of an independent monitor to oversee compliance with the agreement.How can you better provide care for American Indians and Alaska Natives?.

. One week after Yale was sued for discriminating against students for mental health disabilities last, a joint motion was filed to end proceedings for the next 30 days. The University and the plaintiffs, which includes Elis for Rachael and two current students, engage in settlement discussions.A new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline launched by the U.S. government is supposed to make it easier for people experiencing a mental health crisis to get help.China succeeded in containing Covid-19 during the first two years of the pandemic, but the emergence last year of a more transmissible variant of the virus that causes the disease proved to be too much of a challenge.

Instead of expanding services and prioritizing mental health, some schools are compounding the problem by forcing students who come forward to leave their walls.  . Yale University officials responded with multiple letters last week following a story in The Washington Post about suicidal students being made to withdraw and reapply.Many children affected by substance use can’t get the preventative and treatment services they need. A Yale researcher talks about how to expand access.Recent lawsuits against Yale and Stanford Universities put a necessary spotlight on the need to do better at caring for our students with mental health disabilities, writes David M. Perry, who argues that schools need to look beyond stigma and fear of liability to solutions that put reasonable accommodation first.

Professor Marney White’s Coursera class on establishing healthy patterns of behavior helps students build emotional resiliency and improved mental health.Students visited the southern city to bridge the gap between academia and activism, performing wellness checks and handing out water after 150,000 residents lost access to drinkable water.From kindergarten through college, educators are experimenting with ways to ease the stress students are facing — not only from the pandemic, but from life itself.From advocating for South African gold miners with occupational lung disease to challenging Connecticut quarantine policies during the 2016 Ebola epidemic,.

YSN’s Dean Kurth Reflects on School’s Past, Looks Ahead to Centennial

After seven years leading Yale School of Nursing (YSN), Dean Ann Kurth ’90 MSN, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN, FACNM departs on December 31 for the top leadership post at the New York Academy of Medicine.Yale School of Nursing (YSN) announces the launch of its first-ever online master of science in nursing (MSN) course of study: a three-year, part-time Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program for RN-prepared nurses. Applications for the inaugural Summer 2023 cohort are now open through February 28, 2023. . Recent Yale-led studies analyze the effects of overcrowded emergency health facilities on patients.Psychologists and psychiatrists have sometimes struggled to keep up with the multiplying mental health challenges posed by the pandemic and other recent events, but through studies and interventions, Vanderbilt faculty members are providing new insights into the crisis—as well as the best evidence-based solutions for overcoming it.For generations, societal injustices have created barriers to health and health care for numerous populations. Whether disadvantaged by social or economic. Yale New Haven Hospital’s Injury and Violence Prevention Center is working to disrupt the cycle of gun violence in the New Haven community.

Dr. Sten Vermund’s time as dean of the Yale School of Public Health will forever be associated with COVID-19, but there is much more to his legacy as a leader. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy SOM, MED ’03 spoke to three Yale graduate schools and an undergraduate health economics class to address current public health issues, with a special emphasis on the youth mental health crisis.Yale Child Study Center Associate Research Scientist Laelia Benoit, M.D., Ph.D. is a French and Brazilian child and adolescent psychiatrist whose recent study. Yale Department of Internal Medicine’s Section of Infectious Diseases was recently awarded two grants from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research.

School of Nursing Dean Ann Kurth will step down from her Yale role at the end of the fall semester to serve as president of the New York Academy of Medicine.Seeking to bridge the gap between the classroom and real-life activism, YSPH’s first activist-in-residence launched his Change Talk series last Friday.Story at a glance A new poll from Forbes Health found that half of people aged 18 to 25 plan on taking up improving their mental health as a New Year’s resolution.   The poll findings mark a s. The investigation will look at whether Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and the city’s police department have discriminatory practices when it comes to people with behavioral mental health disabilitie. Substance use disorders are among the most complex of all chronic diseases–made even more challenging by the ever-changing chemistry of street drugs. At CMHC,. Britt Wray is a leading researcher on the mental health impact of climate change. In an e360 interview, she talks about the rise of climate anxiety in young people, how social media exacerbates this trend, and why distress about the climate crisis can spur positive change.